Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 307. Elevation.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction
307. Elevation.
NOUN:ELEVATION; raising &c. v.; erection, lift; sublevation, upheaval; sublimation, exaltation; prominence (convexity) [See Convexity].
  LEVER [See Instrument]; crane, derrick, windlass, capstan, winch; dredge, dredger, dredging machine.
  ELEVATOR, ascenseur [F.], lift [chiefly Eng.], dumb-waiter, escalator.
VERB:ELEVATE, raise, heighten, lift, erect; set up, stick up, perch up, perk up, tilt up; rear, hoist, heave; uplift, upraise, uprear, upbear, upcast, uphoist, upheave; buoy, weigh, mount, give a lift; exalt; sublimate; place -, set- on a pedestal.
  take up, drag up, fish up; dredge.
  STAND UP, rise up, get up, jump up; spring to one’s feet; hold oneself up, hold one’s head up; draw oneself up to his full height.
ADJECTIVE:ELEVATED &c. v.; upturned, retroussé [F.]; stilted, attollent, rampant.
ADVERB:on stilts, on the shoulders of, on one’s legs, on one’s hind legs [colloq.].
QUOTATION:He raised a mortal to the skies, She drew an angel down.—Dryden



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